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Jakarta EE Working Group Established

by Matt Raible Follow 13 Followers on  Apr 16, 2018

Future versions of the Java EE technology will be branded as Jakarta EE, and it’s currently under active development at the Eclipse Foundation. When Java EE was under Oracle’s stewardship, it used the JCP to make decisions and introduce new features. Since there’s no JCP for Java EE at Eclipse, a new process had to be established. That process is now called the Jakarta EE Working Group.

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No JCP for Java EE

by Matt Raible Follow 13 Followers on  Jan 17, 2018

Oracle does not support or recommend the use of the JCP (Java Community Process) for future Java EE enhancements. "Oracle recommends and supports the use of EE4J-driven processes for functional enhancements to Java EE 8 specifications, and does not recommend or support use the JCP process for any future Java EE 8 functional enhancements."

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Java Community Process Reacts to Release Cycle Announcement

by Ben Evans Follow 31 Followers on  Sep 13, 2017

The overall reaction of the Java Community Process to Oracle's Java release cycle announcement seems to be relatively positive. Some leading members provide their view of the announcement.

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JetBrains Elected to the JCP Executive Committee

by Michael Redlich Follow 15 Followers on  Jul 18, 2017 1

In a recent special election, JetBrains was elected to the JCP Executive Committee to fill one of the seats vacated by Ericsson and TOTVS. Trisha Gee, developer and technical advocate at JetBrains, spoke to InfoQ about this latest milestone for JetBrains, what they plan to accomplish, the recent JSR 376 vote, and plans for future development.

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Mark Reinhold Confirms JPMS (Jigsaw) Will Be Submitted for Public Review, Despite Community Concerns

by Charles Humble Follow 934 Followers on  May 04, 2017 1

Mark Reinhold, chief architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle, has confirmed that Jigsaw will be submitted for public review, despite IBM and RedHat's concerns.

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IBM and Red Hat to Vote "No" on Java Modules (Jigsaw)

by Charles Humble Follow 934 Followers on  May 01, 2017 21

InfoQ has previously reported on the developing situation regarding JSR 376 - the Java Platform Module System, commonly called "Project Jigsaw". Now, in a highly unusual move, IBM and Red Hat have both publicly announced that they will vote "no" on Jigsaw in its current form.

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Oracle Shares Their Strategy for Java EE with the JCP Executive Committee

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 9 Followers on  Sep 11, 2016 1

Anil Gaur, Oracle Group Vice President with responsibility for Java EE and WebLogic Server, was invited to speak at the last JCP Executive Committee meeting to shed some light on the future of Java EE. The core of his message was that enterprise programming is changing, and that Oracle wants to adapt to it. However, questions from the EC members indicated that the plan is still unclear.

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New JSON Binding Library Is Ready for Public Review

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 9 Followers on  Jun 20, 2016 4

JSON-B, the JSON binding library expected to be added to Java EE 8, has been released for public review. The library builds on top of JSON Processing, and intends to provide a standard alternative to popular libraries like Jackson or Gson. The JSR is only targeted for inclusion Java EE though, meaning users of Java SE will still need to make use of external libraries.

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JCP Election 2014 Results Announced

by Ben Evans Follow 31 Followers on  Nov 14, 2014

The results of the Java Community Process Executive Committee (JCP EC) have been announced. All Ratified seats were returned. Elected members returned were: ARM, Azul, Hazelcast, Werner Keil and Geir Magnusson Jr.

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JavaOne Press Panel - Community and Java SE

by Ben Evans Follow 31 Followers on  Oct 01, 2014

Oracle execs hail community involvement in success and adoption of Java 8, announce better security features, but small number of new features.

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Kulla Project: A REPL for Java

by Matt Raible Follow 13 Followers on  Sep 30, 2014 2

A Java REPL will soon be coming to a JDK near you. Robert Field, engineer on the Langtools team at Oracle, recently proposed the creation of a Java REPL ("Read-Evaluate-Print-Loop") project. After a vote, the project, known as Project Kulla was approved. A REPL is essentially a scripting shell or console, such as a UNIX shell or Groovy console, that can be used for algorithm exploration.

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CloudBees Exit PaaS Business, Resign JCP Executive Committee Seat

by Ben Evans Follow 31 Followers on  Sep 29, 2014

CloudBees have announced they are exiting the PAAS business to focus on Enterprise Jenkins. With this new focus, they have resigned from the Java Community Process Executive Committee.

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JCP Enters Final Phase of Transparency and Developer Agreement Work

by Ben Evans Follow 31 Followers on  May 28, 2014

Intellectual property concerns, transparency and the continuing development of a new version of the Java Specification Participation Agreement were among the topics at the recent meeting of the Java Community Process Executive Committee.

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Eclipse Foundation Leads JCP Elections

by Dan Woods Follow 1 Followers on  Nov 07, 2013 2

Last week finalized elections for the open seats with the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee (EC). Receiving the most votes this year for the elected positions is the Eclipse Foundation, which will hold its seat for a two year term within the voting body.

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Azul Systems and Gil Tene, CTO and Co-Founder, Named "JCP Member of the Year" at JavaOne

by Charles Humble Follow 934 Followers on  Oct 02, 2013

Azul Systems and Gil Tene have been named Java Community Process (JCP) Member of the Year at the JavaOne 2013 conference, held last week in San Francisco. The award recognizes the corporate or individual member who has made the most positive impact on the Java community in the past year.

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